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# A view fast gaining popularity is that international

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Updated on: 16 Jul 2019, 10:12
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IMO B

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. - First is not the main conclusion of the passage, main conclusion of the passage is "Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink."

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - Correct, first is a conclusion the argument opposes and second supports the main conclusion of the argument

C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. - First part is ok, but second is not the main conclusion. It serves as a supporting statement. The main conclusion is "Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink."

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - First does not oppose the main conclusion, in fact it is the other way around. Second statement is described correctly.

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - First does NOT support the main conclusion of the argument. Second statement is described correctly.

Originally posted by rahaman26 on 16 Jul 2019, 09:10.
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16 Jul 2019, 09:11
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Statement 1: the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. --> This is an intermediate conclusion that the author seeks to oppose

Statement 2: lack of technical advancements may out-mode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today.

Main conclusion: Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
The first isn't the main conclusion of the passage, although the second opposes the first.

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
CORRECT ANSWER. The first is an intermediate conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is one of the two considerations presented to support the main conclusion.

C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose, but the second isn't the main conclusion of the argument.

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
The first isn't really a consideration presented to oppose the main conclusion, but rather the opposing viewpoint itself; the second isn't an evidence, but rather a consideration presented to support the main conclusion.

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
The first clearly doesn't support the main conclusion of the argument, though the second is truly a consideration presented to support the main conclusion.

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16 Jul 2019, 09:12

Analysis
1st statement --> intermediate conclusion
2nd statement --> premise for the main conclusion.

POE
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A - 1st statement is not the main conclusion --> incorrect
B - hold
C- 2nd statement is premise, not conclusion --> incorrect
D - hold
E - 1st statement is opposing the main conclusion --> incorrect

B, D remains.

I am inclined towards B as 1st statement is referred as a conclusion and 2nd statement is taken as premise.

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16 Jul 2019, 09:15
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The first part of the sentence is a conclusion that the argument is opposing using the evidence on the second bold part. The conclusion of the argument is that "those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink".

Answer choice A is wrong because it states that the first part is the main conclusion

Answer choice B is correct. The reason is explained above.

Answer choice C says the second bold part is the main conclusion of the argument which is wrong

Answer D also, says the first part is used to oppose the main conclusion which is wrong.

Answer choice E says the first part supports the main conclusion is also wrong

I noticed NO KUDOS YESTERDAY even with correct answer and detailed explanation. It encourages when you give Kudos.

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16 Jul 2019, 09:17
A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

Bold Face (BF) 1:
the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator: (1) It is conclusion of the popular view described by the author (2) Author opposes this view.

BF 2:
lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today: (1) premise/intermediate conclusion used by the author to support the main conclusion.

BF1 and BF2 are in opposite direction to each other.

The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose: Yes. As mentioned BF1 is (1) It is conclusion of the popular view described by the author (2) Author opposes this view.

the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.: Yes. As mentioned BF2 is (1) premise/intermediate conclusion used by the author to support the main conclusion.
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16 Jul 2019, 09:21
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In the given argument, below is the final or main conclusion.

Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

Entire Argument can be broken down in the following manner -

A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator.
[first idea is opposed]
A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today.
[main conclusion-]
Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

First Boldface is an intermediate conclusion that is opposed by the final conclusion. and Second boldface is used in support of the main conclusion.

Choices -

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
Wrong. First boldface is not the main conclusion of the passage.

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
This is correct.

C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
Wrong.Although first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose, second is not the main conclusion of the argument.

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
Wrong.First is not a consideration. Also, second boldface is not an evidence.

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
Wrong. First is opposite of the main conclusion.
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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. WRONG. the first is not main conclusion, main conclusion is in the end of passage.
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. RIGHT.
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. WRONG. The second isn't a conclusion, it's a consideration.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. WRONG. The second isn't evidence, it's a consideration.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. WRONG. The first isn't support the main conclusion.

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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

The first boldface portion plays a role of conclusion, but the author opposes it in the argument.
The main conclusion of the argument is those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.
Thus the second part is something that helps the author to make the main conclusion. Let's check the answers.

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. ---- First is not the main conclusion
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. ---- In line with our pre-thinking
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. ----- The first part is correct, but the second is not the main conclusion.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. --- I cannot say that the second is evidence... It is just the author's opinion, and yes, it supports the conclusion, but this rather a claim, not evidence
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. ---- Definitely no because the first does not support the main conclusion.
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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

Analysis:
Premise "at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform" support the intermediate conclusion "the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator" --> so the BF1 is a intermediate conclusion & author doesn't support it
Premise "lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today" supports the main conclusion of the argument "those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink" --> so BF2 supports the main conclusion

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. --> 2nd BF2 supports the conclusion
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. --> correct: matches w/ the analysis
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. --> BF2 supports the main conclusion, but BF2 isn't the main conclusion
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. --> BF2 is not an evidence
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. --> BF1 doesn't support the main conclusion
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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

Options prefixed with X are discarded.

XA. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
>>First (coach must be people manager)is not the main conclusion. Main conclusion is is that those arguing for 1st part must rethink. 2nd is a statement to support argument against 1st part.

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
>>This seems CORRECT. 1st part is a conclusion based on premise that international players already have good technique. It is not the main conclusion. Main conclusion is that the 1st conclusion is faulty and must be rethought. The second bold part is a consideration to support the main conclusion highlighting the importance of continuing technical advancements....... Let us still evaluate other options.

XC. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
>>This first is correctly identified as discussed in B. 2nd however, is NOT the main conclusion. It is a statement in support of the main conclusion. Main conclusion being that the 1st conclusion is incorrect.

XD. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
>>No, 1st is the intermediate conclusion based on initial premise. 2nd is not evidence to support main conclusion, it is merely a statement to support the main conclusion.

XE. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
>>The first is not supporting the main conclusion. The first is being opposed by the main conclusion.

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Conclusion: those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.
B1: against conclusion
B2: favors conclusion

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In Bold Faced questions, our first task is to identify conclusion. Here, it is "clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink". Now, lets see role of each BF sentences towards conclusion. First one is "the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator". In other words, coach shall not strive to improve his skills but rather work on his managerial techniques. But conclusion goes against it. Conclusion clearly states that such statements are wrong because "no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique". This leads us to think that first BF goes against conclusion OR conclusion is against BF, whatever you prefer. This analysis helps us eliminate A (because first one is NOT conclusion) and E (this option says the opposite; first one is against conclusion). We are left with B, C, and D. Now lets analyze second BF, "lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today". It speaks in support of main conclusion because if coaches may lose their outmode, those who argue for softer coaching must rethink. All in all, second BF supports main conclusion. Let's check B, C, and D. C can be eliminated because 2nd BF is not conclusion. D can also be eliminated but for another reason; second BF is not evidence, which is a fact, statistics, etc. While in this case second is just a a consideration.
So, with POE, I arrived at B
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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

This is Critical Reasoning (CR) question, where we have two boldfaced sentences and we need to identify their roles in the passage. Let us have a closer look at the options and find out which one is more relevant:
A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. - The first sentence is not the main conclusion, it is the conclusion of people, who have a view fast gaining popularity. Their conclusion is later challenged by the author, and he brings an opposing conclusion. The second sentence opposes the first sentence, but as mentioned earlier, first sentence is not a conclusion. Incorrect
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - This option correctly states that the first boldface sentence is a conclusion that the argument opposes. Also, it is correct that the second one is here to support the main conclusion provided by the author in the end of the passage. Correct
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. - Even though the first boldface play is determined correctly, the second sentence is not the main conclusion. Its main purpose is to undermine the previous conclusion, and the main conclusion of the passage is that "those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink" - Incorrect
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - When first option was presented, there was no opposing idea in the passage, and only after the first conclusion, the opposing argument appeared in the passage. The second sentence is not an evidence, it sounds more like a suggestion, that if the sportsman does not keep up his technical abilities, tomorrow he can be out of competition. Incorrect
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - The main conclusion actually opposes the first sentence. The second sentence is identified correctly. Incorrect
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The first sentence sets up who is arguing for the conclusion (which is presented in the second sentence). The "therefore" also helps indicate that this is a conclusion (remove D and E as options). The next sentence talks about the "crucial aspect such proponents miss" indicating that the rest of the paragraph will be discussing what is flaws about the conclusion presented initially.

This indicates that the first conclusion is not the main conclusion of the passage (remove A as an option). C cannot be true as the bolded sentence is meant to be an argument which "those arguing for (the first, bolded, conclusion)" must take into consideration. This also indicates that the bolded sentence in an argument for the main conclusion that the author is trying to make.

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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

Type: Boldface
if we break it down : ___ -> BF1 is a conclusion , and author opposes it subsequently and in BF2 , author gives a premise for the main conclusion.

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion
BF1 is not main conclusion, hence wrong

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
BINGO, this states our finding . HENCE CORRECT
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
As the BF2 is not the main conclusion, this is wrong

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
first is not a consideration, this is wrong

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument
First is not used to support main conclusion,. this also wrong

Hence the Ans is B

Originally posted by ccheryn on 16 Jul 2019, 09:46.
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A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second oppose that conclusion. First is not the main conclusion, as the last line gives a clear picture of the main conclusion.
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. This looks promising. First is a kind of conclusion, that gives a contradicatory view of the arguement. Second proposes an opinion, which supports the main conclusion.
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. Second one is an opinion, not the main conclusion.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.IMO first is not a consideration, it`s kind of conclusion for the above-stated lines. But again it looks closer to the answer.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. First one is not supporting the main conclusion, it`s contradicting the main conclusion.

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IMO B.

Premise: Argument is against people who think softer coaching is needed now than a strict training regimen.
Conclusion: Author condemns this attitude and thinks that no sportsmen is flawless and hence, coaches should continue with a training regimen.
Bold portion 1: "the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator" --> conclusion is against this. The whole passage is against this.
Bold portion 2:" technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. " --> reasoning or a supporting claim for the argument.

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. [First is not the main conclusion of the passage.]
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. [Bang on.]
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. [First is not the main conclusion of the passage.]
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. [First bold portion is what the author is against and hence is not just a consideration.]
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. [First is not used to support the main conclusion of the argument.]
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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?
Conclusion of the argument : People arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.- Incorrect. First is not the main conclusion of the argument, it is a claim drawn from a viewpoint.
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.- Correct. First is the conclusion drawn by people who have the popular view point on international coaches which the argument further seeks to go against. Second is a belief/ consideration presented to support the main conclusion as stated
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.- Incorrect. Argument surely seeks to oppose the first, However, 2nd isn't the main conclusion of the argument, it's just a belief/ consideration.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.- Incorrect.First is not used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument. also, 2nd isn't an evidence but rather a belief/consideration to support the main conclusion
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.- [color=#ed1c24]Incorrect. first is not supporting the main conclusion of the argument in anyway. 2nd is true.

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B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
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IMO-B

Premise- International coaches are overdoing their job (by emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regime)
Professional sportsmen not lack skill or expertise to perform
Intermediate Conclusion-The role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator.
Premise- No sportsperson is flawless in technique
Given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode a competitive sportsperson tomorrow.
Main Conclusion-Those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.---Incorrect-- First BF not main conclusion
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.--Correct--First BF intermediate conclusion that oppose main conclusion and Second BF consideration to support the main conclusion.
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.----Incorrect-- Second BF not main conclusion
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.---Incorrect-- Second BF not an evidence.It's just a consideration
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.---Incorrect-- First BF not Support main conclusion
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